When Wolf Mama’s Time Gets Interrupted By Needy Pups

Squeeze in and get cozy and fierce with critically endangered Mexican gray wolf Belle (F1226) and her daughters. Things got a bit testy in the den.

Is Belle being a cranky mama? Perhaps; raising 6 kiddos is hard work and requires a lot of patience. Beyond her potential irritability, however, Belle was fulfilling her parental obligations by setting some rules in the cozy den.